Lamont, Johann von


Lamont, Johann von
Lamont, Johann von
Astronomer and physicist, b. 13 Dec., 1805, at Braemar in Scotland, near Balmoral Castle; d.. 6 Aug., 1879, at Bogenhausen near Munich, Bavaria

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  • Lamont , Johann von — (1805–1879) Scottish–German astronomer Lamont, whose father worked in the customs service, came from an old but impoverished family in Braemar, Scotland. After his father s death in 1816 the young Lamont was sent to the Scottish Benedictine… …   Scientists

  • Lamont, Johann von — ▪ German astronomer born Dec. 13, 1805, Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scot. died Aug. 6, 1879, Munich, Ger.       Scottish born German astronomer noted for discovering that the magnetic field of the Earth fluctuates with a period somewhat in excess of… …   Universalium

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  • Johann von Lamont —     Johann von Lamont     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Johann von Lamont     Astronomer and physicist, b. 13 Dec., 1805, at Braemar in Scotland, near Balmoral Castle; d.. 6 Aug., 1879, at Bogenhausen near Munich, Bavaria. He was educated in a… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Johann von Lamont — (December 13,1805 ndash; August 6,1879) was a Scottish German astronomer and physicist.BiographyVon Lamont was born John Lamont at Corriemulzie near Inverey in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The son of Robert Lamont (forester to James Duff) and… …   Wikipedia

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  • Lamont (name) — Lamont, also spelt LaMont, is a surname with several different origins, one Scottish and Northern Irish, the other in French. *In some cases the surname originates in Scotland and Northern Ireland. The name is derived from the medieval personal… …   Wikipedia

  • Lamont — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Charles Lamont (1895−1993), US amerikanischer Filmregisseur sowie Drehbuchautor Daniel Scott Lamont (1851−1905), US amerikanischer Kriegsminister Duncan Lamont (1918–1978), britischer Schauspieler Johann… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Johann Georg von Soldner — (16 July 1776 13 May 1833) was a German physicist, mathematician and astronomer first in Berlin and later in 1808 in Munich.LifeHe was born in Feuchtwangen in Ansbach as the son of the farmer Johann Andreas Soldner. He received two years teaching …   Wikipedia

  • Lamont — (spr. móng), 1) Johann von, Astronom, geb. 13. Dez. 1805 zu Braemar in Schottland, gest. 6. Aug. 1879 in München, kam 1817 in das Seminar des Schottenklosters in Regensburg, ward 1828 Assistent, 1835 Direktor der Sternwarte in Bogenhausen bei… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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